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>>> this is a live look outside at the u.s. capitol dome. it is thursday. the temperatures creeping downward. we've had it good for a couple of days but now it looks like things are returning back on our normal cold weather. i'm wisdom martin. sarah simmons has the day off. time to check in on the weather. here is gwen. >> a very chilly start to the day. a far cry from where we've been the last couple of days. that mercury really dropping. we'll show you what is going on. not a lot happening on our satellite-radar composite. we really don't have any clouds to talk about. things will be sunny into the course of the day. 28 at gaithersburg. 31 at baltimore. 36 at d.c. 4 at fredericksburg. a chilly 28 degrees for winchester. the same for culpeper. 46-degree for your day time high. the skies will be very bright and, unlike yesterday, the winds will be very light newout the course of the day. we had gusty winds yesterday but that is going to be not a factor at all. your full forecast coming up a little bit later. back to you. >>> taking a look at our top stories, fairfax county police ar
>>> good morning. a hook at the u.s. capitol dome this morning. it's cold start to your day. temperatures in the 30s out this and probably colder in some areas. we'll check in with gwen in just a second. >> first. >> three, two, one! >> and with that, the first family flipped the switch lighting the national christmas tree. a huge crowd came out for the lighting on the ellipse last night. this marks the 90. >>> tree for the tree lighting ceremony. i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. a huge day here on fox 5. today is our annual stuff a truck food drive. we are teaming up with the capital area food bank. wisdom martin will join us just a bit later on this morning from a stuff a truck location. we'll have everything you need to know if you want to donate as well. first, let's get to gwen tolbart in for tucker barnes. it is cold out there. >> it is nippy. you want to make sure you are tressed warm. satellite-radar composite showing you plenty of clouds. could see some patchy fog this morning. current temperatures, 39 at reagan national airport. 3 at dulles. 33 at
yesterday, just to use an example, the weaponry, every single facet of the weapons will be analyzed. >> investigators say all of the children were shot multiple times using a high-powered assault rifle. authorities are looking into adam lanza's home computer and interviewing two survivors from the shooting to try to determine a possible motive. le >>> two week left to adestroyed void the fiscal cliff and there is more progress after house speaker john boehner paid another visit to the white house. president obama is making a new offer that includes significant concessions on taxes. he is reducing the actual new revenue to $1.2 trillion. the president is lowering his demand for tax like on the rich to those making $400,000 a year. >> a certain level of revenue gleaned from the wealthy has to be met and the only way to do that was through, in part, rates rising. >> world stock markets are rising after last night's meeting and senate leader harry reid is telling senators they need to be ready to work the day after christmas. christmas. >>> new this morning, you may notice yourself driv
it is no surprise that lottery sales were up. fox's claudia cowan has a look for us. >> are you going to walk away with it? let's find out u. >> reporter: even when times are tough, lotteries rake in the dough. >> during bad times, people want to have hope and dreams and they are apparently living out the dreams through the lottery. >> sales jumped 9% over 2011 which was up from 2010. >> a fun way to give flight on our imagination about what we might do if we won a million dollars. >> reporter: and states see it as a way to supplement lost tax revenue. >> i won. >> yes! >> in california, which has the nation's third highest unemployment rate, lottery sales are up 20%. >> the million dollar raffle is back. >> rhode island gamblers dumped 7% more into lotto tick nets 2012 even as the state's joble rate climbed to number two. why the treppe when we know the odds aren't in our favor -- why the trend when we know the odds aren't in our favor? >> the best thing to do is hang onto your dollar instead of buying a lottery ticket. >> reporter: most financial advisors will tell you they don't have anything a
about the dui arrest of a u.s. senator. idaho republican michael crepo was pulled over in alexandria. an officer said he saw him run a red light. police say senator crepe po -- crepo registered a blood alcohol level of .11. he was released on pound about four hours later -- bound about four hours later. the. >>> the nation's largest gun lobby says efforts by congress to regulate guns or ammunition would not prevent more mass shootings like the one in connecticut. the nra response is being panned on several fronts, even from republicans. >> i say not to mention guns in trying to eliminate school violence is like not mentioning cigarettes and trying to eliminate lung cancer. it makes no sense. i am hopeful we can get this done in a pop-up shower way. >> i'm -- in a bipartisan way. >> i'm not someone that believes having multiple armed guards in schools will enhance the learning environment. that is the first responsibility. you don't want this to be an armed camp for kids. >> president obama assembled a task force to reduce gun violence and wants concrete proposals within a month. >>>
story we are following as we learn of the pass aifg decorated u.s. general. >> general norman schwarzkopf passed away yesterday after battling pneumonia. we have a report. -- the passing of a decorated u.s. general. >> reporter: the commander of u.s. led international coalition forces that drove shad out of kuwait in 1991 has died. general schwarzkopf was a much- decorated combat soldier in vietnam and was possibly known as stormin' norman. former president bush approved the following statement. statem >> in the late '80s, general schwarzkopf was promossed to general and later appointed commander in chief of the u.s. central command. general colin powell released this statement which read in part, with the passing of general h. norman schwarzkopf, america lost a great patriot. general schwarzkopf was 78 years old. >>> the white house released this statement last night. it says, with the passing of general norman schwarzkopf we lost and merge original. from his deckated service in vietnam to the historic liberation of kuwait and his leadership of the united states general comm
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